A ribbon is an interface with set of toolbars placed on several tabs.

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How do I make a custom publish button for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish button?

How do I make a custom publish button for a page and make it do the same as the ribbon publish button? We have a request from the customer to make a simple page that should have a custom publish ...
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Custom tab on contenttype not working in webpart

I've created a custom ribbon tab that shows for a specific contenttype like this: <CustomAction Id="IncomingDocumentTab" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon" ...
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Selected value in ribbon DropDown/ComboBox is not displayed

When I select one of the values in my DropDown (or ComboBox, tried both), the event gets triggered correctly, but the selected item is not shown when the DropDown is closed (the box stays empty). I ...
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Field types error when ribbon is shown

We upgraded our MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010 yesterday. Everything seemed fine until I chose Show Ribbon from the site menu. Now I get an error like this: "One or more field types are not installed ...
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How To: Ribbon Options Language & their ToolTip Text Language = Same Site's Language?

I have SPS 2010 Intranet site for a global company where each country has its own site. Of course, Each country's site has its own language (All SharePoint 2010 Language Packs are installed). ...
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SharePoint Ribbon Loading endlessly

i'm a beginner of SharePoint.I'm using 2010version. Here i'm facing a problem that the ribbon of my root site is loading endlessly. I could not use the options like page, Edit,site action etc.. but ...
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Disable or hide delete button on condition

I have a list called Tenders. I need to make sure that when Tender status field is set to "open" no one can delete it. Ideally would be if I won't see options in ecb and ribbon. It is not connected to ...
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Add button to Ribbon but they don't show up?

Here is the xml from element file. It's scope to web. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/sharepoint/"> <CustomAction Id="HelloWorld" ...
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Not able to edit sharepoint page

I have been given the task to place a link on a sharepoint page that has been develped by someone else. I have full control permission in the site.When I try to edit the page all options are grayed ...
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How to check if current folder in document library has child items via JavaScript client object model?

I have a custom button on ribbon, which performs some action with current folder (download folder content as zip package). I want to disable this button in case if current folder doesn't contain any ...
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Adding new menu items for different document types

How can I add new menu items to New Item menu of document libraries? I want to add "New Powerpoint File" option to the menu so that users create PowerPoint documents just like they create Word files. ...
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Add custom groups to custom ribbon tab from different features

I have two features in SharePoint 2010 project. Every feature has its own button that have to be placed in different groups on the same custom tab. For example: Feature1 adds "Hello" group with ...
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Ribbon menu icon statistics

Is it possible to measure somehow how often users hit concrete icon in ribbon menu? Or which one is most used and which one the least? I have strange task, I must defend some particular icons in ...
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Add image to Ribbon Button in Sandbox

I've created a simple SharePoint ribbon tab with a button on it; the button XML looks like this: <Button Id="Ribbon.MyTab.MainGroup.HelloButton" ...
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Remove the ribbon on add new item

On the "Add new item" option on a list, the new form page has a ribbon attached: I want to edit this page into a custom one with more different types of "Save" buttons. Before I start cranking at ...
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Dynamically loading service items into hierarchical ribbon menu

I'm stuck on somethin I feel should be pretty straightforward, but I can't quite figure out how to get around it. I can't share my exact code right now as it's inaccessible at the moment, but it is ...
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Check if customAction exists

I customized my ribbon with customactions. These commands of the customactions call some cool Javascript functions from a file (ex. script.js). I include this file with: <CustomAction ...
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Custom List Definitions - Remove the standard create item menu option

I'm creating a custom list definition in SharePoint 2010 by following this article. It works well but I need to remove the default create list item option and only keep that for Bug Item. How can ...
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Show Ribbon always to Visitors

Is there any way to show Ribbon for visitors, in all pages, by default? Normal Page View for Visitors: (No Ribbon) Normal Page for Editors: I am looking for a solution to display the ribbon for ...
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Ribbon Button Not Working In Home Page (Home.aspx) And Any Site Pages

I've created a "Hello World" ribbon button as per MSDN code sample: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff630938.aspx The "Hello World" ribbon button is working only in AllItems.aspx (i.e. In the ...
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Attach a Javascript function to an OOTB ribbon button

I want to attach a custom javascript function to the out of the box "Download a copy" ribbon button. This is to provide analytics for file downloads done through the ribbon button. I tried this ...
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automatically show ribbon on publishing site

I have a custom publishing site (custom masterpage and custom site definition). I want ribbon automatically be shown on new sites. So the users don't have to enable it through Site Settings: So it ...
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Multiple Line of Text Columns, I am not able to do any formatting while using it with Publishing Layout Pages

I'm wondering if Multiple Line of Text Columns works with Publishing Layouts for Publishing Site or not? The problem is while adding them to a publishing layout page (either column set to be RichText ...
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Ribbon button - Move selected items into Document Set

How do I create a button on the ribbon and how do I move the selected item(s) from the list/library into a Document Set?
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How to take screen shot of sharepoint site programmically

Currently i have created a custom button in my sharepoint ribbon bar and i need a code for taking screen shot of the page when the custom button is clicked. since there is login credential i cannot ...
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hide ribbon menu for workflow

I want to hide the workflow button: Ribbon.List.Settings.ManageWorkflows Which scope should the feature have (web or site)? Now I try: <HideCustomAction Id="RemoveRibbonButton" ...
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Ribbon not available for list item in dynamically created XsltListViewWebPart

The situation is the following. I'm creating an XsltListViewWebPart during the Page LifeCycle which is added to the page Controls collection (or UserControl Controls collection). The ...
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Infopath Button missing in Ribbon for List

I am trying to follow some tutorials for customizing a list with InfoPath 2010. However, when I click on a list it appears I am missing the InfoPath button. I do have Infopath 2010 installed and can ...
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In SharePoint how to display custom ribbon button to particular lists only?

I am having four external list "List1", "List2", "List3", "List4". I have added a custom ribbon button Like: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <Elements ...
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How to add a button at Page tab ribbon at publishing page?

Can you please help me in order to add a button at Page tab in publishing page. I am able to add the button in the documents library but I am not able to add the button at Page tab. Here is the XML ...
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Custom ribbon tab contents don't appear

Here is my custom ribbon tab definition: <CustomAction Id="CustomRibbonTab" Location="CommandUI.Ribbon"> <CommandUIExtension> ...
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Custom ribbon tab on all pages

I want to create my own Ribbon Tab that will appear on all kinds of pages. What should I do to register this CustomAction? There is not a location setting for this.
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Show Ribbon on every page?

I have done a custom tab and need to display it on every single page. But how? Ive tried with a delegate or feature control that adds an addition pageheader that runs some code getting the current ...
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deploying custom feature in sharepoint 2010

I have created a custom feature for adding a button in the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. If I click that button, I can open a show model dialog box which I have loaded a aspx file that contains file upload ...
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SharePoint 2010 - enable custom ribbon button only if user has permission to edit selected item

I have a custom action in a ribbon, and I need to enable the button only if current user has permission to edit the item (Contribute role). The action is defined in a document library, the way it ...
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Trouble enabling custom ribbon with delegate control

I have a project with a number of custom ribbons: a couple are bound to contenttypes, some are activated through webparts and some are (sub)site-wide and are supposed to be activated by a delegate ...
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How to add a “Actions List” in a Sharepoint Pop Up?

I have a PopUp opened by SP.UI.ModalDialog.showModalDialog that contains a form, and I want it has some actions like a normal edit pop up (View Snapshot). The pop ups content comes from a ...
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On default.aspx, how can I properly control the Ribbon with OOB webparts?

In a team site, I have put two DataFormWebPart (in new mode) that allow users to directly push data to two SP lists. The two webpart are saving data as expected, but the ribbon is weird when having ...
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Sharepoint 2010: Custom “New Item” form - showing ribbon and binding events to ribbon buttons

We've created a custom New Item page for our list on our site in Sharepoint 2010 with this code: <asp:Content ID="Main" ContentPlaceHolderID="PlaceHolderMain" runat="server"> <table ...
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Why are some tabs doubling-up and my custom contextual tab not showing?

When I deploy this ribbon customization, I get the contextual out-of-the-box tab for calendars doubled (Events Calendar Events Calendar) and the custom one never shows. I have this code: ...
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Reducing space above the Ribbon

Does anyone know how to reduce the space above the ribbon in the standard SharePoint 2010 masterpage (see image below) There are a bunch of assorted classes and divs all over the place, but none seem ...
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How do I enable a greyed out datasheet button?

On my list the datasheet button is greyed out. How do I go about enabling it?
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Removing “Edit Item” from calendar ribbon in sharepoint 2010

I am facing trouble removing the "Edit Item" ribbon button from calendar DispForm.aspx. I have created a visual studio 2010 user control where i used the method ...
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How to enable localization for Custom Action on Ribbon?

I need to make my custom solution for SharePoint 2010 multilingual, I have a Elements.xml file where all my ribbons controls are described but how can in reference to .resx from there and how can i be ...
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Custom SharePoint 2010 ribbon button based on Insert Link

I'm in the process of implementing a custom tab, group and button for the SharePoint 2010 ribbon. The button is to behave almost identically to the standard Editing Tools>Insert>Link button, except ...
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Custom Ribbon Button doesn't show on subsites

I've successfully added a custom ribbon button to my site and everything shows up as expected. However, when I go to a sub site, my custom ribbon button doesn't show up. How can I get my button to ...
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Showing SharePoint ribbon tabs to anonymous users

I've asked this on other forums and gotten nowhere so I'm hoping you can help. I've created some custom ribbon tabs with buttons for site navigation. My issue is that although the ribbon buttons work ...
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Where is the location of custom GroupTemplate?

I am in the process creating the webpart associated ribbon following the example. http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg552606.aspx I would like to create my own GroupTemplate. However it seams I ...
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How do I modify the ribbon for a Welcome Page or Page content type?

I'd like to add some custom actions for the pages on our site. These pages all have use the Page or Welcome Page Content Type. Thanks.
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Ribbon buttons are greyed out when using a custom form template

So I've created a custom form template based on the default ListForm (haven't changed much there, basically just the title), I've set up a custom content type and I've added that to a Tasks list. When ...